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India, China sign 2 MoUs on sharing of Brahmaputra river data and supply of non-Basmati rice

China had stopped sharing river data in 2017 soon after the 73-day long stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam over Chinese military's plans to build a road close to India's corridor connecting North-Eastern states.

Recommended for : India , China , Brahmaputra river data , non-Basmati rice , Narendra Modi , Xi Jinping , Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Publish Date : Jun 11, 2018

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 28 May to 2 June 2018

The Tripura government has set August 15 as the deadline to phase out plastic carry bags completely from the state, as part of the ‘Himalayan Cleanup’ programme. The government urged people to replace their plastic bags with biodegradable ones.

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Publish Date : Jun 2, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 4 May 2018

The 27th GST council discussed in detail the proposal of a concession of 2 percent in GST rate on B2C supplies, for which payment is made through cheque or digital mode, subject to a ceiling of Rs 100 per transaction.

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Publish Date : May 4, 2018

Fourth regional conference on futuristic, resilient and digital infrastructure begins

The 4th regional conference on futuristic, resilient and digital infrastructure began in Bengaluru on May 3, 2018. The 2-day event is a lead-up to the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which will be hosted by the Union Government from June 25-26 in Mumbai.

Recommended for : Futuristic Infrastructure , Resilient Infrastructure , Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , AIIB , Ministry of Finance , Confederation of Indian Industry

Publish Date : May 4, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 May 2018

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on May 2, 2018 jointly demonstrated that the Kilopower portable nuclear fission reactor could enable crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations beyond.

Recommended for : World Health Organisation , World’s most polluted cities , Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana , Cambridge Analytica , World Press Freedom Day 2018 , NASA , Kilopower Reactor , KRUSTY

Publish Date : May 3, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 May 2018

The Union Government has launched the GOBAR - DHAN (Galvanising Organic Bio-Agro Resources Fund) Scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Auditorium, Karnal. Under the scheme, solid waste of dung and fields will be changed into compost and fuels such as biogas and bio-CNG.

Recommended for : GOBAR-DHAN Scheme , Swachh Bharat Mission , Hockey India , Harendra Singh , New Telecom Policy , WHO , In-Flight Mobile Connectivity

Publish Date : May 2, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 May 2018

2 May 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new coach of Indian men’s hockey team, International Labour Day and P C Chandra Puraskaar 2018 among others.

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Publish Date : May 2, 2018

Top Cabinet Approvals: 2 May 2018

The Union Cabinet gave its approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization, WHO, Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. The elimination of illicit trade in tobacco products through strengthened regulation will help in strengthening comprehensive tobacco control, leading to a reduction in tobacco.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , WHO , Protocol , Framework Convention , WHO , FCTC , Krishonnati Yojana , PMVVY , ICAI , SAICA , Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana

Publish Date : May 2, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 2 May 2018

The India-China border bilateral trade for the year 2018 resumed on May 1, 2018 through the Nathu La border with the exchange of gifts between both the sides.

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Publish Date : May 2, 2018

ATP men’s singles ranking: Yuki Bhambri breaks into top-100 after 2 years

Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri has broken back into the top-100 of ATP men’s singles ranking for the first time since February 2016. As per the latest rankings, he jumped 22 places to his career-best rank of 83.

Recommended for : Somdev Devvarman , Yuki Bhambri , ATP Ranking , Men Singles Ranking , Leander Paes , Sania Mirza

Publish Date : Apr 17, 2018

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 2 April to 8 April 2018

2 April to 8 April 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like 21st Commonwealth Games, Euro-VI grade fuel introduced in Delhi and NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope among others.

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Publish Date : Apr 8, 2018

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 2 April to 7 April 2018

India has added another Gold to its medal tally in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games as weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam won the coveted Gold medal by winning the men's 77kg weightlifting event at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

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Publish Date : Apr 7, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 April 2018

The President of United States, Donald Trump on April 2, 2018 declared dead the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protected immigrants brought to the nation illegally as children.

Recommended for : H-1B visa , Rosemary DiCarlo , fake news , accreditation of a journalist , SC/ST Act , DACA program , donald trump

Publish Date : Apr 3, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 3 April 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist and former wife of South African icon Nelson Mandela, passed away on April 2 at the age of 81. Winnie was jailed, banished several times for her part in the fight against white-minority rule.

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Publish Date : Apr 3, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 2 April 2018

The BCCI on April 2, 2018 approved South African wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen as the replacement for former Australian skipper Steve Smith in the Rajasthan Royals team for the 2018 Indian Premier League.

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Publish Date : Apr 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 April 2018

India has replaced Vietnam to become the second-largest producer of mobile phones in the world, only after China. As per the data shared by the Indian Cellular Association (ICA) with Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the annual production of mobile phones in India increased from 3 million units in 2014 to 11 million units in 2017.

Recommended for : Top 5 Current Affairs , Current Affairs 2018 , World’s Second Largest Mobile Phone Producer , Rupashree Scheme , Former Guatemala Dictator

Publish Date : Apr 2, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 April 2018

2 April 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as first accessible trekking trail for the disabled, new deputy Election Commissioner of India and Rupashree scheme among others.

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Publish Date : Apr 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 March 2018

China's Parliament removed 2-term limit of President, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely over the country.

Recommended for : Tobacco Product Regulation , childhood trauma , schizophrenia , Persistent Organic Pollutants , China removed 2-term limit of President , International Solar Alliance

Publish Date : Mar 12, 2018

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 26 February to 4 March 2018

26 February to 4 March 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Sridevi's death, Baal Aadhaar Card and China removes 2-term limit for President among others.

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Publish Date : Mar 4, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 February 2018

Sridevi was in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend a family wedding. Her sudden and untimely death has trembled the entire nation and has saddened millions of fans.

Recommended for : Sridevi death , removal of 2-term limit for China President , Milan 2018 , Rustom 2 drone , Ombudsman Scheme for NBFCs

Publish Date : Feb 26, 2018

China paves way for 3rd term of Xi Jinping, proposes removal of 2-term limit for President

China's ruling Communist Party has paved the way for Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely in an unprecedented move.

Recommended for : China , Xi Jinping , removal of 2-term limit , China president , Communist Party of China , CPC

Publish Date : Feb 26, 2018

DRDO successfully test-flights Rustom 2 drone

Rustom 2 is capable of carrying different combinations of payloads like synthetic aperture radar, electronic intelligence systems and situational awareness payloads.

Recommended for : DRDO , Rustom 2 drone , Unmanned Aerial Vehicle , UAV

Publish Date : Feb 26, 2018

Ministry of Railways extends upper age limit for ongoing recruitment

The Indian Railways has decided to increase the upper age limit for its ongoing recruitment process for Group C Level-1 and Level-2 posts. The Ministry stated that the last date for submission of the applications will also be extended suitably.

Recommended for : Ministry of Railways , Largest Recruitment Drive , Upper Age Limit , Government Jobs , Revised Age Limit

Publish Date : Feb 20, 2018

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II

This was the third test launch of an Indian missile this year. Earlier, Indian Army conducted successful trials of Agni-V on 18 January 2018 and Agni-I missile on 6 February 2018 from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The last successful user trial of Prithvi-II missile was carried out on June 2, 2017 from the same base.

Recommended for : India , ballistic missile , Prithvi II , indian army , DRDO

Publish Date : Feb 7, 2018

Space Department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites by next fiscal

The Department of Space has been tasked with achieving high targets including delivering three earth observation satellites and two communication satellites by next fiscal year. It also has to deliver nine earth observation/communications payloads and information support for five disaster events under the design and development of applications for earth observation, communication and disaster management scheme.

Recommended for : Department of Space , Earth Observation Satellites , Communication Satellites , Indian Lunar Mission , Chandrayaan-II , Budget 2018

Publish Date : Feb 6, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 2 February 2018

The Supreme Court on February 2, 2018 referred Constitution Bench to decide whether the people of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra can conserve jallikattu and bullock-cart races as their cultural right and demand their protection under Article 29 (1) of the Constitution.

Recommended for : jallikattu case to Constitution Bench , border infrastructure , BSF , ITBP , Bhutan , open consulate in Guwahati , Ichthyosaurs , Delhi Sealing drive

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 February 2018

2 February 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like the launch of Mihir system, India Open Tournament and new Director-General of SAI among others.

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Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 February 2018

The Union government on February 1, 2018 proposed changes to various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 through the Finance Bill. The amendments are expected to make the implementation of PMLA more effective. One of the key amendments empowers the Special Court to restore confiscated assets to the rightful claimants even during the trial.

Recommended for : budget 2018 , budget highlights , Ashgabat agreement , tunnel at Sela Pass , Mary Kom , Prevention of Money Laundering Act , 2002

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Mary Kom clinches gold medal at India Open Boxing tournament

The five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Mary Kom on February 2, 2018 claimed the gold medal in the India Open International Boxing tournament at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Recommended for : Mary Kom , Indian Female Boxers , India Open International Boxing Tournament , Shiva Thapa , Top-Seeded Indian

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 January 2018

The Maharashtra government on January 24, 2018 banned the sale of tobacco in shops selling Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) items in the state. The state government announced a ban on the sale of tobacco at shops selling chips, chocolates and other edible items. The move aims to ensure that youngsters do not get addicted to tobacco products.

Recommended for : Environmental Performance Index 2018 , India , National Voters Day , Maharashtra bans sale of tobacco , Anganwadi Services Training Programme , regional connectivity scheme UDAN 2

Publish Date : Jan 25, 2018
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